New Prop 65 Is A Relief For Calif. Manufacturers

Law360, New York (November 1, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT) -- California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Cal. Health & Safety Code §25249.5 et seq.), known as Proposition 65, has, since its inception, exposed businesses selling products or operating premises in California to strict warning requirements and citizen lawsuits if its requirements are not met. In recent years, restaurants and coffee shops, bars and sellers of natural food products and nutritional supplements have been targeted by plaintiff citizen groups enforcing the statute's warning requirements and seeking reimbursement for hefty attorneys' fees incurred as...
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